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La grillerie de sardines

Avenue pierre Larramendy | Port de Peche, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 51 18 29
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good55%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sardines” (13 reviews)
“tuna” (9 reviews)
“gateaux” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Grill
Avenue pierre Larramendy | Port de Peche, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

I recommend to go there with the kids before the Toro de Fuego. Hyper central and probably the best value for money you can find. The fish is very good. I think that St Jean de Luz is the largest harbour for Tuna fishing in...More

Thank GregBalham
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Spotted this place whilst visiting the port in the morning and decided to return for an evening meal. We were not disappointed. The queue to order showed this to be a popular place, paying beforehand unusual but made sense. We had sardines and salad with...More

Thank maggieRugeley
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Right in the St Jean de Luz’ fishing port. It is obviously a very popular local place to eat as on Saturday evening it was packed with both locals and tourists. We had to wait some 10 minutes to get in but that was mostly...More

Thank vanelic
Reviewed 19 July 2017

if you're on a budget, this is the place for lunch or dinner if you like sardines and omelettes, as they do both well. It's a port-side basic eaterie open in the summer and run by the Mairie and the staff are students; you pay...More

Thank baldnavel
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

If you like Basque cider, grilled sardines, jambon de Serrano, or moules and gateaux basque with cherries then this the place for you We turned up about one and there was a small queue as the waitress took the orders and people paid you find...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 8 July 2017

A simple setting on the docks with long tables and seafood caught just before serving. We had the sardines which were fresh and delicious. Wine was good. Service by young students was friendly and efficient. Lovely local experience!

Thank George K
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The food is utterly fresh and so simple - perfect! This is the only place right on the water at the port in Saint Jean de Luz and we are so glad that we came here. A rainy Friday night at around 7pm and only...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The food was absolute rubbish. Sardines and particularly mussels were overcooked. We ordered frites but were told they only did crisps (English style) which they forgot and didn't bring a spare plate to put the mussel shells. We don't mind good simple cheap seafood but...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Encouraged by other reviews we gave this restaurant a try -- glad we did! Very reasonably priced fish meals prepared by students from restaurant / cooking school. What the servers make lack in experience they more than make up in enthusiasm! Come early -- it's...More

Thank Zuluquebec
Bruno P, Gérant at La grillerie de sardines, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

The whole team of the restaurant thank you for your passage and your opinion. bruno

Reviewed 8 July 2016

This restaurant is run by the tourist office and student catering trainees carry out the service (I think they cook as well probably under supervision). As others have said you order and pay before sitting down (menu is outside so I would recommend choosing before...More

1  Thank ninebanks
Bruno P, Gérant at La grillerie de sardines, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

The whole team of the restaurant thank you for your passage and your opinion. bruno

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
French, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue pierre Larramendy | Port de Peche, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 51 18 29
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